Table of contents for Seeing through cynicism : a reconsideration of the power of suspicion / Dick Keyes.

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Part 1: The Anatomy of Cynicism
1 Introducing Cynicism
2 Cynicism: New and Used
3 Seeing Through People
4 Seeing Through Institutions: Government, Family and Church
5 Seeing Through God
6 Seeing Through Human Knowledge of God: The Masters of Suspicion
7 Seeing Through Meaning to Power: Postmodern Cynicism
8 Seeing Through Everything Else: Boredom, Irony and Satire
Part 2: Raising Questions
9 Suspecting Our Suspicions
10 The Vulnerability of Cynicism
11 Suspecting Contemporary Suspicion About God
Part 3: An Honest Alternative to Cynicism
12 The Providence of God: A Theology of Brokenness
13 Living with the Providence of God
14 Providence Experienced: Does Jesus Make Any Difference?
15 A Pointer to Transcendence
16 What If the Transcendent Has Come to Earth?
17 Questions About a Transcendent Message
Part 4: Redeeming Suspicion: A God's-Eye View
18 What If God Is Not a Cynic?
19 Seeing Through Cynicism
20 Beyond Cynicism I: Humility-A Reality Check
21 Beyond Cynicism II: Individuality and Charity-Walking a Tightrope
22 Cynicism and Marriage
23 Cynicism and the Church
24 Cynicism and Government
25 Hope and the Costs of Cynicism

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Providence and government of God.
Belief and doubt.